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Plaza Charco

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Address: Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
Activities: Dining
Description: A beautiful plaza lined with restaurants and cafes.

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great square

This is the best place in Puerto to "people watch". It is surrounded by plenty of cafes and restaurants to suit most tastes and prices. There is a great play area for children. In... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is the best place in Puerto to "people watch". It is surrounded by plenty of cafes and restaurants to suit most tastes and prices. There is a great play area for children. In the evenings the whole area is pretty lively so if you are looking for peace and quiet don't go there.Parking is easy using the harbour car... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Plaza del Charco has something for everyone it is surrounded by bars and restaurants of first class standard.I spend most evenings and some afternoons there ,two of the bars also put entertainment on in the evenings which is first class.

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Birmingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Very touristy but also seemed to be popular with locals - lots of lovely restaurants and cafes - great for people watching and eating/drinking. Some tourist shops and a play area for children.

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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is probably the best known area of Puerto de la Cruz,its a square surrounded by restaurants on three sides with a park in the middle and a kiddies playground,close to the harbour beach and other bars and taxi rank,a must if visiting the area.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Lots of outdoor cafes and restaurants where you can people watch. One side of square has a beautiful enclosed courtyard with trees and balconies and also contains a number of pleasant restaurants.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Perhaps not so pretty in March but a good selection of cafes and restaurants. Probably a street entertainment space in summer.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We arrived in the middle of the carnival and there were street entertainers and locals in fancy dress - lots of men in tights and tutus. many buskers around and places to eat and drink. This is the centre of Puerto de la Cruz and is well used by locals and visitors alike. It was nice to have the mix... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is a large town square which provides a cool shady area to sit and observe your surroundings. There are cafes and restaurants to cater for most people. You can get a taxi to drop you off or hire one to take you back to your accommadation from the taxi rank in the square,

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We liked the evening atmosphere especially as carnival had just finished and we expected everything to go quiet. The street musicians were really great especially the guy who played on the woks - like steel drums.

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Braunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Always lots going on, masses of restaurants, benches to sit on children's play area, in festival time big bands perform and huge paella kiosk is erected.

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